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IGP: not feasible to check all vehicles for fish smuggling

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jaspal Singh has said that interstate buses will be checked on the border check-post only if there is specific information regarding fish being smuggled through these vehicles as checking every bus will lead to traffic issue as well as it will cause harassment to the passengers. Responding to media queries on ... Read More »

Ajgaonkar: new agency for beach cleaning soon

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stating that a new agency would soon be appointed for beach cleaning, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Thursday said that labourers will be deployed over the next two days to clean important beaches along the state’s coastline. He said that this will be an interim measure until the tendering process is completed for the appointment of a new agency to undertake ... Read More »

Goa police traffic sentinel scheme app launched

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Governor Mridula Sinha launched the mobile application of the Goa police traffic sentinel scheme at the police headquarters on Thursday. The scheme was started in November last year with an idea to encourage citizens to report traffic violations and to create traffic sense amongst road users. Those who report traffic violations are entitled for cash rewards. ... Read More »

Surla bar owners to challenge ‘DoP order’ in High Court

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Faced with a ‘dismissal order’ from the directorate of panchayats (DoP) on the matter of revocation of NoCs to liquor establishments, Surla bar owners are planning to take the case to the High Court of Bombay shortly. A representative of the bar owners, on Thursday, said that the bar owners would be challenging the ‘DoP order’ ... Read More »

Sal locals march to Assanora plant, protest water scarcity

NT NETWORK   BICHOLIM Around 200 protestors, including women  and children from Sal village in Bicholim, on Thursday, marched to the Assanora water  treatment plant, and took assistant engineer Sashikant Pednekar to task for failing to supply to them drinking water for the last three days. The villagers from Latambarsem also gathered at Assanora Par on Thursday evening, and later ... Read More »

BJP chief assures solution in 15 days

NT NETWORK PONDA Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Vinay Tendulkar has assured mining dependents of coming out with a proper solution to the mining issue within 15 days. The assurance was made by Tendulkar following a morcha by thousands of mining dependents to his residence at Khadpabandh-Ponda on Wednesday. Demanding proper assurance over resumption of the mining or arranging a ... Read More »

Pick-up carrying fish to Margao wholesale market confiscated

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Amid the controversy over the ‘ban’ on import of fish, a pick-up loaded with fish, which was meant for a fishmeal plant in Cuncolim industrial estate, was intercepted by Margao police at Rawanfond-Margao as it was allegedly being diverted to the wholesale fish market. A resident of Loutolim Alexander Araujo noticed the vehicle moving towards the ... Read More »

MGP threatens to withdraw support to govt over mining

NT NETWORK   PONDA President of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) Deepak Dhavalikar has threatened to withdraw support to the government if it fails to take concrete decision over resumption of mining in the state by December 15. Deepak was speaking after thousands of mining dependents staged a morcha to his office at Khadpabandh-Ponda on Wednesday. Demanding proper assurance over resumption ... Read More »

Day after handing administrative powers to Cabral, govt withdraws circular

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government on Tuesday issued a circular that concentrated all administrative powers in the hands of the Power Minister Nilesh Cabral. However, strong objection taken by many of the ministers to the particular circular prompted the Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma to withdraw the same on Wednesday, and assure that it would be duly rectified. However, the ... Read More »

Cracks to Tillari canal disrupt water supply in North Goa

NT NETWORK   SANKHALI Water supply to areas like Bicholim, Bardez and Porvorim north Goa is disrupted for two days as major cracks have developed to the Tillari canal at Kudashe near Dodamarg. According to information, the work to plug the leakages was started Wednesday morning but it will take a minimum of 10 days. It may be noted that the Assonora ... Read More »